With Sophie off to college, Shannon starts to re-evaluate her 27-year relationship with Gene. Has Shannon finally reached her limit with Gene's rock star lifestyle?
A stunned Gene is left to fend for himself, leaving everyone to wonder if Shannon and Gene will survive this bump in the road.
With Shannon gone, a lonely Gene buries himself in work, while trying to figure out how to win her back. Meanwhile, Nick and Sophie bring Mom and Dad together for a special performance in hopes their parent's will reconcile.
Shannon and Nick, join Gene when he returns to the city of his birth, Haifa, Israel for the first time in over 50 years to receive an award. While there, Shannon has a few surprises planned for Gene.
Gene realizes the importance of spending quality time with family and extends their Israel trip so he can show Shannon and Nick more of his homeland.
Gene and Shannon head to Texas to visit the troops at Ft. Hood and attend an Aces & Angels Charity Event in support of the USO and Wounded Warriors.
Shannon and Gene head to Canada to visit Shannon's family, where Shannon quickly becomes the center of attention and a bored Gene decides he needs to do his own thing, creating a cold snap in their relationship.
Gene takes Shannon on a vacation to Belize and has only one question on his mind.